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Visit the must-see places in Sarthe

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, France’s favourite village in 2021

The medieval town of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe is a charming destination and a popular tourist destination in the Sarthe region. Perched on a rocky spur around its castle, it was voted second favorite village of the French in 2021 during the show presented by Stéphane Bern.

Fresnay-sur-Sarthe has been awarded the “Petite Cité de Caractère” and “Ville & Métiers d’Art” labels, and is also home to the Coteau des Vignes sensitive natural area.

Discover the Alpes Mancelles, a listed natural site

The Alpes Mancelles, a listed site and a must-see for tourists in the Sarthe region, are a delight for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The Sarthe flows through a deep valley, offering unique, unspoilt landscapes.
Discover the landscapes, forests and biodiversity of the Alpes-Mancelles during your stay in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe!

Fun on the banks of the Sarthe!
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Visit Le Mans

If you’re planning a holiday in the Sarthe region, don’t miss a day in Le Mans, with its historic center, Saint-Julien cathedral and Tessé museum with its Egyptian gallery.
It’s also an opportunity to admire the famous Le Mans 24-hour circuit, a major motorsport event, and to discover the legendary cars in the 24-hour Museum.

A moment of nature in the village of Saint-Léonard-des-Bois

Saint-Léonard-des-Boisis well known for its range of outdoor leisure activities.

In the heart of the Alpes Mancelles, between steep hills and a river, this prime destination for nature lovers and hikers is home to theVallée de Misère sensitive natural area.

Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, one of France’s most beautiful villages

Appreciated by many artists since the 19th century, Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei has been awarded the Petite Cité de Caractère and Plus Beaux Villages de France labels.

Discover the unique charm of this artists’ village, with its granite houses built into the cliffside on the river’s edge. An unmissable destination!

The fortified medieval village of Sainte Suzanne

Are you a tourist in the Sarthe? Take a detour to Sainte-Suzanne, a listed village in the Mayenne region and a “Petite Cité de Caractère” (Small Town of Character): 70 meters above the Erve valley, this proud medieval town made history by resisting William the Conqueror.

You can visit the château and its interpretation center, the Grand Moulin, and the Erves dolmen site.

Discover Cabourg

Take advantage of your stay between Maine and Normandy to visit Cabourg! Just over an hour’s drive from your holiday accommodation in the Sarthe, the Normandy town is well worth a day trip.

A family seaside resort, Cabourg will also charm you with its Belle Époque villas, casino and thalassotherapy centers.

Fun on the banks of the Sarthe!
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The beaches of Normandy

While on vacation at the Sans Souci campsite, round off your sightseeing excursions in the Sarthe with a day on the beaches of Normandy! The romantic beach of Cabourg is less than 1h30 away, as is Ouistreham. Less than 2 hours away, you can also stroll along the Deauville promenade.